Special education teacher tailors approach to individuals Utica Observer Dispatch As a special education teacher, Roberts teaches his students English language arts, reading and math, and supports his students with coursework from other classes. He has been nominated by his …

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Proper formatting and organization of your dissertation are almost as important as finding information and doing the research – if you want your work to succeed, you cannot neglect it. Here you will find a short explanation of what should …

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The U.S. Department of Education has issued guidelines aimed at preventing schools from discriminating against the growing numbers of students with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. In a letter to school districts and a “know your rights” document to be posted …

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By Nancy E. Bailey. Response to Intervention (RTI), the program to identify children with learning disabilities early, was recently described by the Chalkbeat in Tennessee as having problems with implementation. In many places, like Tennessee, RTI has replaced —a model which has …

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In a major victory for Medicaid coverage of autism, a federal agency has directed the states to cover medically necessary treatments for autism for children and young adults, including behavioral health treatments such as Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). An estimated …

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Adriana Mantilla knew traditional school settings weren’t working for her gifted but autistic son. Ten-year old Armando had tried a private school, but the staff didn’t have the expertise he needed. Public school classrooms were too big and distracting, the …

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A teacher handed police shocking secret footage which allegedly shows two colleagues slapping and choking a special needs student before knocking him off a chair. The video was filmed at Harper-Archer Middle School in Atlanta, Georgia, over four days by …

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Kristin Cavallari of MTV reality show fame and Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler, have made a controversial decision regarding their one young child and their second, which Cavallari is carrying. At an appearance on Fox, Cavallari said she doesn’t intend …

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“Parenthood’s” Kristina Braverman of Berkeley, CA takes up a cause New Yorkers are becoming all too familiar with This season on “Parenthood,” as a bold and arguably impulsive response to their autistic teenage son’s struggles, fictional parents Adam and Kristina …

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In our first year in Washington, our son disappeared. Just shy of his 3rd birthday, an engaged, chatty child, full of typical speech — “I love you,” “Where are my Ninja Turtles?” “Let’s get ice cream!” — fell silent. He …

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